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phobic disorders (phobias)

 atype of anxiety disorder, of a persistent and irrational fearof an object or situation that is often unreasonable and unfounded in proportion to the threat,and which may interfere with an individuals function in daily life.

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September 27th 2021

actor/observer biases

 theserefer to the tendency for (a) ‘actors’ to explain their own behaviour in situationalterms and (b) observers to explain the behaviour of others in dispositional (person) terms.